Vientiane Times (Laos)

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will continue to support an integrated programme on climate resilience and empowerment in Attapeu province.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Visitors to Laos should not miss the annual Boun Kongkhao festivities (the rice stack festival) which are currently taking place to celebrate the rice harvest.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos is planning to proceed to the second evaluation of implementation measures for Anti Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) in March this year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Xieng Khuang authorities last weekend placed a 4kg gold headpiece on the top of an under-construction 38-metre high Buddha statue at Hai Hin Mixayyaram temple in Thongmixay village, Paek district which, when complete, will be the largest in the province.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - EV Lao Company Limited has teamed up with Electricite du Laos (EDL) and will utilise state of the art technology to install 100 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) this year.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Lao authorities and a Chinese company will survey and design an industry and agriculture development project in Xepon district, Savannakhet province.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The United States has made a new commitment to support Laos to end human trafficking and has partnered with the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to launch a new three-year Laos Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) programme.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment and other ministries have been advised to enhance the administration of official development assistance (ODA) to ensure its comprehensive contribution to national development. 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Much like other countries, people in Laos welcomed the New Year with colourful celebrations but in most places these followed age old traditions.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Three private companies are investing US$30 million with registered capital of US$9 million in the construction of a waste processing plant at the Km 32 landfill site in Naphasouk village, Xaythany district, Vientiane.